2024 Conference Recap

This year’s district conference enjoyed the most ever in attendance in its existence as New Hope Church helped welcomed 390 participants. Our speaker Brian Berg shared with NCD leaders about loving your congregation well and many shared through video how that looks in...

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Welcome Dave Bliss!

The North Central District is excited to welcome Dave and Sasha Bliss to our NCD family! Since 2006, they have served as missionaries in Poland and Bulgaria with ReachGlobal.  Over the past year, God has been at work to bring them into a new season of service here in...

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Ideas for Missionary Care

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ.  Missionary care is a needed topic for discussion.  At a mission leaders conference in January this was one topic that we discussed and where we came up with the below ideas.  Earlier this month at the North...

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2024 NCD Conference Resources

Here is a list of downloadable resources from the 2024 North Central District Conference. 2024 Conference Book 2024 Report Book 2024 District Superintendent's Update 2024 Infographic Updated Strategic Plan North Central Foundation Update NCD Bylaws and Articles of...

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Be an Anchor Church

Greetings in Christ. In March, I interviewed Tom Pankratz, who is the director of church engagement for GlobalFingerprints. He is looking for Anchor Churches for GlobalFingerprints sites around the world. What he said surprised me. He said that being an Anchor Church...

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Reflections On My Approaching Retirement

  It was the summer of 2001 when then-DS Tom Mouw offered me a part-time position as an administrative assistant with the North Central District.  Now, almost 23 years later, as May 31 and full retirement approaches, I’m amazed at the passing of time, and very...

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Ideas for Mission Involvement

Many people in your church are interested in missions. What should you do in the future for missions?  You can be informed. You can pray. You can give financially to support a missionary. You can go. ReachGlobal has some great ideas for now and for this summer.  Here...

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